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Nov 05, 2016
San Francisco Chinatown Financial District Fisherman's Wharf North Beach Telegraph Hill Union Square

FiDi/North Beach Crime: Armed Street Robberies, Riders Flee Angry, Spitting Cab Driver, More

A cab driver allegedly assaults his passengers after a dispute, intruders break into a hotel to start a fracas, several strongarm street robberies, and more. Read More

Sep 19, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Fog Hill Market Has Officially Closed Its Doors

With the building on the market and rent hike on the way, Fog Hill Market owner Hanna Chedyak spent the last weeks in business slowly selling off inventory and bidding farewell to neighbors. Read More

Aug 12, 2016
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Jun 27, 2016
San Francisco Telegraph Hill

Coit Tower Concession Kiosk Controversy Continues With Vote Today

Rec & Park says the kiosk will provide a better visitor experience, but opponents say the intent is to bring in more money. Read More

Jun 07, 2016
San Francisco Telegraph Hill

Construction To Start Soon On Controversial Telegraph Hill Townhomes

The architect and contractor spoke to neighbors about the project to hear concerns, which included traffic, access, noise, water run-off, pedestrian access and even the welfare of a resident coyote. Read More

May 27, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Fog Hill Market Hosting Goodbye BBQ Tomorrow

Barring a last-minute reprieve, the longtime corner store will close its doors within days. Read More

May 17, 2016
San Francisco Embarcadero Telegraph Hill

Port Gets Pushback On Pier 29 Proposal [Updated]

Not everyone is happy about the Port's plans for a retail showcase of locally made products at the pier. Read More

May 14, 2016
May 11, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Peskin Pledges To Give Legacy Business Program A Push

Peskin is frustrated that the Legacy Business program is lagging, and has asked the Office of Small Business to present at a meeting on May 19th. Read More

May 07, 2016
San Francisco Chinatown Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Telegraph Hill Union Square

FiDi & North Beach Crime Roundup: Drive-By Mugging, Mystery Gunshots, Teen Robber Tackled

A man is beaten in a drive-by mugging, mysterious shots are fired at Coit Tower, a teen phone robber is caught thanks to witnesses who tackle him, and more in this past week's crime recaps. Read More

Apr 27, 2016
San Francisco Chinatown Embarcadero Financial District Nob Hill North Beach Polk Telegraph Hill

Staffing Issues Get SF's Legacy Business Program Off To A Slow Start

16 businesses so far have submitted an application to be named to the Legacy Business Registry, but none have been processed, due to lack of staffing. Read More

Apr 13, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Neighbors Form Group, Launch Petition Opposing Street Closure For Piazza

"SOS Vallejo" is urging an alternative design for the Poets Plaza that would create open space yet allow vehicles on the 600 block of Vallejo. Read More

Apr 06, 2016
San Francisco Chinatown Embarcadero Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Jackson Square North Beach Polk Russian Hill Telegraph Hill Union Square

Pro-Development Activist Arrested On Suspicion Of Voter Fraud

Donald Dewsnup, a member of SFBARF, is accused of using false addresses in order to infiltrate a neighborhood association on Telegraph Hill. Read More

Apr 04, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Chron: Remembering The CIA's LSD-Fueled Telegraph Hill Sex House

You've heard about the CIA's Cold War-era LSD-fueled experiments, but did you know that one of the more depraved ongoing operations took place inside a Telegraph Hill house at 225 Chestnut St.? Read More

Mar 28, 2016
San Francisco Castro North Beach Telegraph Hill

Battle Brews In DCCC Election As Peskin & Supporters Form 'Reform Slate'

The committee at the heart of San Francisco's Democratic Party is at odds, with the head of it accusing Aaron Peskin of forming a 'political machine.' Read More

Mar 25, 2016
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Ingleside Outer Sunset Telegraph Hill Upper Haight

Coyote Troubles Prompt City Hazing Plan

The Examiner reports that San Francisco Animal Care and Control is requesting funds to purchase "hazing instruments" to condition urban coyotes to be wary of humans. Read More

Mar 11, 2016
San Francisco Telegraph Hill

Tomorrow: Coit Tower Drinking Fountain To Be Welcomed Back With Party

Removed seven months ago, the vintage Art Deco-style drinking fountain has been repaired and reinstalled. Read More

Mar 03, 2016
San Francisco Chinatown Embarcadero Fisherman's Wharf North Beach Telegraph Hill

North Beach Week: First Fridays, Off The Grid Returns, Cal Academy Free Weekend, More

Grab an umbrella, because you'll want to catch First Fridays, the return of food trucks to Fort Mason, and other North Beach events this weekend. Read More

Mar 02, 2016
San Francisco North Beach Telegraph Hill

Fog Hill Market Warns It Could Close, Hopes Peskin Can Help

Market owner Hanna Chedyak is concerned about a $1,400-a-month rent hike, but Peskin is seeking solutions so he can stay. Read More

Feb 16, 2016
San Francisco Telegraph Hill

Some Proposed Changes To Coit Tower Curtailed; Working Group Formed

Rec & Park has pulled back on a few proposed changes to operations at Coit Tower, and Supervisor Aaron Peskin is starting a working group around it. Read More

Feb 13, 2016
San Francisco Embarcadero Financial District Fisherman's Wharf Telegraph Hill Union Square

FiDi & North Beach Crime Roundup: Telegraph Hill Hot Prowl, Pricey Heist, Card Game Robbers

This week's crimes include a scary home invasion on Telegraph Hill, a $10,000 robbery from a luxury leather goods shop and a woman robbed when trying to enter a card game. Read More

Feb 05, 2016
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